Biology News
Some DNA Dismissed As 'Junk' Is Crucial To Embryo Development - NPR


NPR
One of the enduring mysteries of biology is why so much of the DNA in our chromosomes appears to be simply junk. In fact, about half of the human genome consists of repetitive bits of DNA that cut ... LINE-1 seems to be essential in the earliest stages ...
Science Magazine

Two Views of Evolution, and Why They Don't Mix - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
Although Hans agrees that life came from God, he thinks natural evolutionary processes could have been the means by which God did his creative work. As is often the case, it has taken some time to pinpoint the root of our disagreement. Hans and I are ...

Consultation launched for biodiversity protection plan - The Orcadian


The Orcadian
The Orkney public are being asked for their views on the latest version of the Orkney Local Biodiversity Action Plan. The plan, which is put together by Orkney's Community Planning Environment Partnership, covers the period 2018 to 2022 and sets out ...

DNA Molecule: Two Views

Bethesda - United States

The double helix of the DNA is shown with details of how the bases, sugars, and phosphates connect to form the structure of the molecule.

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DNA: RCSB PDB Molecule of the Month
United States

Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics Protein Data Bank entry on DNA. Includes discussion of the properties and structure of DNA.

Animal Views
United States

Reporter Foster Fox takes you through an educational animal adventure each month.

SMSD (Small Molecule Subgraph Detector)
United Kingdom

SMSD is a Java based software library for calculating Maximum Common Subgraph (MCS) between small molecules. This will aid finding resemblances between two molecules and is also used for screening drug-like compounds.

Brain News and Views
United States

Original news reports, magazine articles, commentary and book announcements on brain-science topics for the general reader from the Dana Foundation. [RSS]

DNA Repair: Responses to DNA Damage and Other Aspects of Genomic Stability
Netherlands

Publishes observations on genetic, cellular, biochemical, and molecular aspects of DNA repair, mutagenesis, cell cycle regulation, and apoptosis.

Early Animal Evolution: Emerging Views from Comparative Biology and Geology
United States

Article examining the data that has begun to emerge that can resolve the sequence of genetic and morphological innovations, environmental events, and ecological interactions that collectively shaped Cambrian evolution.

LiveScience.com: DNA and DNA Testing
United States

Collection of articles addressing DNA testing and how it has become an increasingly popular method of identification and research since its establishment in 1985.

A heterodimeric DNA polymerase: Evidence that members of Euryarchaeota possess a distinct DNA polymerase
United States

Journal abstract, with references.

DNA Baser
United States

Commercial sequence package for contig assembly, normal and batch mode, to investigate genomic fragments, rRNA and protein genes. Includes trial download for Microsoft platforms from Windows 95 to Vista.

DNA from the Beginning
United States

An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity.